Robert Briones

Work History

Work History
Apr 1997 - Present

Provisioner/Tester

AT&T
Apr 1997 - Apr 2009

Provisioner/Tester

AT&T California

Work with other telecommunication companies, and cell site providers. Providing tech support and provisioning of all types of circuits. I.E. T1 through OC192. Maintained working circuits for companies, and vendors. Supplied support for other testers and management. Senior Tier II tech support for our center of 150 testers, and our Network Operations Center. Implemented proceedures on testing operations for the center. Troubleshooting of all technologies, for government circuits, broadband, cell, and military bases. Was the single point of contact for the Office of Emergency Services for the State of California.

Education

Education
Jun 1994 - Jul 1996

AA

Heald Institute of Technology

Trained on all aspects of computers from assembly language, C++, to the inner workings of networks. Electrical background from board level components, to servers. Rebuilding damaged electrical circuits, montors, and cpu's. Able to work with O-Scopes, volt meters, spectrum analyizers, and frequency generators.

Skills

Skills

OC192 testing/provisioning

Building from the concept, to working fiber ring. Knowledgeable on Fujitsu, and Nortel network elements. Maintained working circuits, from local loops to cross continental rings. OC192's are the life blood of a network. Maintained these massive circuits. Worked directly with our Network Operations Center, to keep the traffic flowing and calls routed through out California. Workewd directly with central office technitions, and vendors by switching network routes through other un-effected nodes.

OC48 tester/provisioner

Building from the concept, to working fiber ring. Knowledgeable on Fujitsu, and Nortel network elements. Maintained working circuits, from local loops to cross continental rings. Also including OC48 Lite, and dark fiber rings. Verifiying dB readings on the ring to maintain constant network integrity.

OC12 testing/provisioning

Building from the concept, to working fiber ring. Knowledgeable on Fujitsu, and Nortel network elements. Maintained working circuits, from local loops to cross continental rings. Fiber muxes, to flashwave shelves and premis customer networks and rings. Smooth intergration from both ends of the network.

OC3 testing/provisioning

Building from the concept, to working fiber ring. Knowledgeable on Fujitsu, and Nortel network elements. Maintained working circuits, from local loops to cross continental rings.

T3 testing/provisioning

All aspects of T3 technology from copper facilities to fiber facilities. Maintain continuity from both ends of the circuit, and able to reroute traffic if portion of circuit is damaged or in a maintence state.

T1 testing/provisioning

Capable of all aspects of T1 technology. Able to troubleshoot and provision from central office to premise, or cell site, co-location.

Interest

I strive to accomplish projects with little or no intervention from a supervisor. Also, I will always ask others if they need help with their tasks on a daily basis, including management requests. I am always open to learning more, and take criticism, with the concept of a learning experience, rather than a negative experience.

Summary

Working in the telecommunications industry, to provide excellent service in private line and business enviroments. Able to work under heavy time constraints, with proficient results. Able to work with all types of personalities, and genders. Able to jump ahead of the game to improve results, when others stand by and wait for results. My motto is:I don't wait for things to happen, I make them happen.

Certifications

Certifications

Cisco

Cisco

MSCE

Microsoft